October 16, 2019
8:00 am - 9:30 am
LAMBDA ALPHA ORANGE COUNTY
SB743 Life Without Delay
Join us and hear Tony share about the CEQA Guidelines that have changed for transportation. He will also provide insight into current los/delay metric is replaced with vehicle miles traveled (VMT) and how VMT is calculated and applied to land use and transportation projects. Tony will identify critical issues with the change in metric and its effect on agency approval and project entitlements.
About Tony Petros
Tony Petros is a Principal with LSA, a full service planning and engineering firm headquartered in Irvine. He manages the traffic engineering and planning discipline in California. He provided transportation planning and engineering services on major highway corridors, land developments, ports and terminals throughout the State. He was the Project Manager for the Orange County Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP), a 20 year vision of mobility for the County, twice and the County’s Sustainable Communities Strategy, a regional effort to address greenhouse gas emission reduction.
Mr. Petros has 35 years of experience in transportation planning and mobility, and is an expert on the SB743 regulatory regime. He is a member of the ITE SB 743 Task Force and has visited with key OPR staff in Sacramento on numerous occasions. He has presented throughout the State on SB 743 initiatives, and he spoke and wrote on the potential benefits and impacts of the SB 375 protocols.
He attended the University of California, Irvine graduating with baccalaureate degrees in Biological Sciences and Social Ecology. He also attended Cornell University in Ithaca, New York to receive a Masters of Regional Planning degree.
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